Category Archives: ssn

API And Data Integration Services

Want to improve the efficiency of a business? API or data integration services is a great way to go! If you’ve already come to that conclusion, though, you’re not alone. API services are much easier to install into existing sites, …

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Verifying Social Security Numbers

What is a Social Security Number? In the movie “My Blue Heaven” (1990), Barney Coopersmith, an FBI agent played by Rick Moranis, asks Vincent Antonelli, a mobster played by Steve Martin, what his Social Security number (SSN) is. Vincent responds …

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Invalid or Impossible Social Security Numbers

Social Security Numbers¬†having the following characteristics are invalid or impossible: AREA, GROUP, or SERIAL are composed of all zeroes (e.g, 000-45-6789, 123-00-6789, 123-45-0000) AREA number 666 (never have and never will be issued) AREA numbers 700 to 728 (Railroad workers …

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Identity Theft and SSN Randomization

SSN Randomization is a project by the SSA in an effort to curb Identity theft victims in the USA. The Social Security Administration (SSA) changed the way Social Security Numbers are issued starting on June 25, 2011. Since 1973 SSN’s …

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Providing your Social Security Number on Forms

Just like in Jess’s blog, every time I have to complete a form at a bank or even at a doctors office they want my SSN. Since I’m in that industry I know all too well how SSN information gets …

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